E-books: Architectural Design, Drawing and Presentation

  • Future Office: Next-generation workplace design book cover

    Future Office

    Next-generation workplace design, 1st Edition

    By Nicola Gillen

    The office is dead. Long live the office. Despite decades of predictions that the office is on the verge of extinction, it is surviving and thriving. Of course, things are changing. And changing fast. Digital technologies are transforming not only the work we do, but also the ways our workplaces…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    RIBA Publishing

  • Comprehensive Tectonics: Technical Building Assemblies from the Ground to the Sky book cover

    Comprehensive Tectonics

    Technical Building Assemblies from the Ground to the Sky, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexis Gregory

    Comprehensive Tectonics considers building construction assemblies holistically to help you make architectural detailing decisions from the earth to the sky. Seven case studies from architecture firms such as Perkins + Will, Lake | Flato, and Olson Kundig Architects include more than 250 color…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • The Rise of Academic Architectural Education: The origins and enduring influence of the Académie d’Architecture book cover

    The Rise of Academic Architectural Education

    The origins and enduring influence of the Académie d’Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Griffin

    Academic architectural education started with the inauguration of the Académie d'Architecture on 3 December 1671 in France. It was the first institution to be devoted solely to the study of architecture, and its school was the first dedicated to the explicit training of architectural students. The…

    eBook – 2019-07-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • How to Read Architecture: An Introduction to Interpreting the Built Environment book cover

    How to Read Architecture

    An Introduction to Interpreting the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Paulette Singley

    How to Read Architecture is based on the fundamental premise that reading and interpreting architecture is something we already do, and that close observation matters. This book enhances this skill so that given an unfamiliar building, you will have the tools to understand it and to be inspired by…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

  • UnDoing Buildings: Adaptive Reuse and Cultural Memory book cover

    UnDoing Buildings

    Adaptive Reuse and Cultural Memory, 1st Edition

    By Sally Stone

    UnDoing Buildings: Adaptive Reuse and Cultural Memory discusses one of the greatest challenges for twenty-first-century society: what is to be done with the huge stock of existing buildings that have outlived the function for which they were built? Their worth is well recognised and the importance…

    eBook – 2019-06-18
    Routledge

  • Experimental Architecture: Designing the Unknown book cover

    Experimental Architecture

    Designing the Unknown, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Armstrong

    In this ground-breaking book, the first to provide an overview of the theory and practice of experimental architecture, Rachel Armstrong explores how interdisciplinary, design-led research practices are beginning to redefine the possibilities of architecture as a profession. Drawing on experts from…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge

  • Architecture of Defeat book cover

    Architecture of Defeat

    1st Edition

    By Kengo Kuma

    Kengo Kuma, one of Japan’s leading architects, has been combining professional practice and academia for most of his career. In addition to creating many internationally recognized buildings all over the world, he has written extensively about the history and theory of architecture. Like his built…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge

  • Solving Critical Design Problems: Theory and Practice book cover

    Solving Critical Design Problems

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Tania Allen

    Solving Critical Design Problems demonstrates both how design is increasingly used to solve large, complex, modern-day problems and, as a result, how the role of the designer continues to develop in response. With 13 case studies from various fields, including program and product design, Tania…

    eBook – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Designing with Society: A Capabilities Approach to Design, Systems Thinking and Social Innovation book cover

    Designing with Society

    A Capabilities Approach to Design, Systems Thinking and Social Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Scott Boylston

    This book explores an emerging design culture that rigorously applies systems thinking to the practice of design as a form of facilitating change on an increasingly crowded planet. Designers conversant in topics such as living systems, cultural competence, social justice, and power asymmetries can…

    eBook – 2019-05-28
    Routledge

  • Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation book cover

    Precision in Architecture

    Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation, 1st Edition

    By Mhairi McVicar

    This book offers a detailed insight into the desire for, and consequences of, precise communications in the daily life of contemporary architectural practice through close readings of constructed architectural details by Sigurd Lewerentz, Caruso St John Architects, Mies van der Rohe and OMA. In…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • The Protected Vista: An Intellectual and Cultural History book cover

    The Protected Vista

    An Intellectual and Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By Tom Brigden

    The Protected Vista draws a historical lineage from the eighteenth-century picturesque to present-day planning policy, highlighting how the values embedded within familiar views have developed over time through appropriation by diverse groups for cultural and political purposes. The book examines…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • The Changing Shape of Architecture: Further Cases of Integrating Research and Design in Practice book cover

    The Changing Shape of Architecture

    Further Cases of Integrating Research and Design in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael U. Hensel, Fredrik Nilsson

    The discipline of architecture is currently undergoing a significant change as professional practice and academia seem to be transforming one another specifically through succinct research undertakings. This book continues the discussion started in The Changing Shape of Practice – Integrating…

    eBook – 2019-04-10
    Routledge

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